Diploma in Communication and Media Studies


 Programme Overview:

Communication and media studies have become popular choice among youths due to the versatility this fields provides in critical thinking and experiential learning skills. Equipped with theoretical knowledge and practical competency in written, spoken and visual communication as well as other “know-hows” about the media industry, graduates can advance their careers and personal pursuits by securing placements in many fields where communication is vital to the success of an organisation.

 Duration and Offered In:

2 Years

 Career Prospects:

  • Communication Specialists (Business and NGOs)
  • Media Executives
  • Marcomm Executives
  • Media-related industries: Advertising, Broadcasting, Journalism, Public Relations and New Media

 Programme Outline:

  • Introduction to Communication and Media Studies
  • Public Speaking Skills
  • Fundamentals of Journalism
  • Communication, Culture and Society
  • Media Writing I
  • Media Writing II
  • Fundamentals of Advertising 
  • Introduction to Electronic Publishing
  • The New Media
  • Fundamentals of Public Relations
  • Introduction to Communication Theories and Research
  • Basic Photography Skills
  • Music Appreciation OR Introduction to Drama
  • Malaysian Legal Framework and Policies in Communication
  • Social Media and Applications
  • Basic Publication Skills
  • Basic Video Production
  • Persuasive Communication 
  • Industrial Attachment

Language, Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) and Co-curricular Courses:

  • English Language, Pengajian Malaysia 2, Bahasa Kebangsaan A, English for Communication, Social and Work Etiquette, Civic Consciousness and Volunteerism, English for IELTS, Co-curricular

*Co-Curricular Courses can be taken in any semester of the study

Contact Us


FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCE, ARTS AND HUMANITIES
TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
JALAN GENTING KELANG
SETAPAK
53300 KUALA LUMPUR

TELEPHONE: +603-41450123 / 41450100
Ext no. 3508, 3532
FAX: 603-41423166 / 018 925 1001
EMAIL : fsah@tarc.edu.my

OPENING HOURS
8.30am - 5.30pm (Monday - Friday)

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